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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2001.351 -- COMPAQ SSRT0745U
potential telnetd option handling vulnerability
17 August 2001
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Tru64/UNIX
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SOURCE: Compaq Computer Corporation
Software Security Response Team USA
Compaq case id SSRT0745U
ref: potential telnetd option handling vulnerability
x-ref: TESO Security Advisory 06/2001
CERT CA2001-21 Advisory 07/2001
Compaq has evaluated this vulnerability to telnetd
distributed for Compaq Tru64/UNIX and OpenVMS Operating
Systems Software and has determined that telnetd is not
vulnerable to unauthorized command execution or
Compaq appreciates your cooperation and patience.
We regret any inconvenience applying this information
As always, Compaq urges you to periodically review your system
management and security procedures. Compaq will continue to
review and enhance the security features of its products and work
with customers to maintain and improve the security and integrity
of their systems.
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(c) Copyright 2001 Compaq Computer Corporation. All rights reserved.
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